Ó Briain (Felim)

(1895 – 1957)

Ó Briain (Felim), Mac Donncha (Frederic) (ed.): Brigitana.
In ZCP 36 (1978), pp. 112–137.
Studies the structure and interdependence of the different versions of the Life of St. Brigit. Sections: 1. The relation of Broccán’s Hymn to the Vita Brigitae; 2. The priority of VA (Vita Anonyma) or VC (Vita Cogitosi)?; 3. The conflate nature of VA; 4. Sources of VA; 5. Literary borrowings by Cogitosus; 6. The identity of Cogitosus — The name Toimtenach.

(Ed. by F. M. D. from the unpublished work of F. Ó B.),.
Ó Muraíle (Nollaig) (ed.): Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, his associates and St Anthony’s College, Louvain.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2008. 288 pp.
Part 1: Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, chief of the Four Masters, and his associates [a revised edition of Brendan Jennings 1936 (= Best2, 2375)]; Part 2: Miscellaneous studies of Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, St. Anthony’s College, an some of the scholars associated with it (Fleming, Ward, Chamberlain, Colgan) [by Brendan Jennings, Paul Walsh, Felim O Brien, Canice Mooney].

Rev. by
John A. Dick, in The Catholic historical review 95/3 (Jul. 2009), pp. 615-616.
Deirdre Nic Mhathúna, in StH 35 (2008-2009), pp. 251-252.
Peter J. Smith, in ZCP 58 (2011), pp. 318-319.
Jennings (Brendan), Mooney (Canice), O Brien (Felim), Walsh (Paul)